Detective Jack Larry Stevens

Detective Jack Larry Stevens

Lubbock Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, February 9, 1973

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Jack Larry Stevens

Detective Jack Stevens was shot and killed while questioning a parole violator on Main Street.

He had received word that the parolee was at a local motel. While talking to the subject, the man pushed him away, pulled out a gun, and shot at him four times, striking him once in the chest. Detective Stevens was able to return and struck the man twice. The man was apprehended and charged with the murder.

On January 16, 1974, the suspect, 24, was convicted of murder with malice and sentenced to 50 years.

Detective Stevens served with the Lubbock Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 50 years


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Det. Stevens,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lubbock. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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February 9, 2023

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